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Flash floods in Afghanistan kill over 300

Logan D Suza

Flash floods caused by heavy rains in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province have killed more than 300 people.

Flash floods caused by heavy rains in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province have killed more than 300 people. The Ministry of Afghan Refugee Affairs reported this information on Sunday (May 12). They said, 315 people were killed and 1,630 injured in Baghlan due to severe floods.

According to the ministry, the residents of Sheikh Jalal village and Sal town suffered the most damage.

2 thousand 665 houses were completely or partially damaged in this sudden flood. Besides, 1000 domestic animals have been gravely buried due to flood.

Baghlan province received unusually heavy rain last Friday night. Then there was a flash flood.

Badakshan province, central Ghor province and western Hera also suffered extensive damage to various infrastructures during Friday’s rains.

Last winter season in Afghanistan was dry. As a result, the amount of rain falling there is not able to absorb the rain. The country was under huge threat of climate change. The results of which are now being seen in reality.

Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world. According to scientists, the country is not ready to deal with such a major natural disaster. For the last four decades, Afghanistan has been at war. Due to this, the country’s economy is much weaker than other countries.

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